Company manager loses appeal against jail sentence

The Court of Appeal has dismissed an Invercargill company manager's appeal against a nine-month jail sentence.

Robert Benjamin Butler, 31, was found guilty in Invercargill District Court in August last year of nine counts under the Companies Act.

The offending related to his involvement as a director of a number of companies while prohibited from doing so because of convictions for crimes of dishonesty.

 

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